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BC-OR--Oregon News Coverage, OR

January 8, 2019

Our news coverage plans for Oregon today. If you have questions or suggestions about the report, please call the Portland bureau at 503-228-2169. The West Regional Desk can be reached at (602) 417-2400.

A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

Oregon at 1 a.m.

OREGON WOLVES

PORTLAND, Ore. _ Environmental groups in Oregon announced Monday they have withdrawn from talks on how to manage the state’s rebounding wolf population because of a “broken” process and concerns that state wildlife officials want to make it easier to kill wolves that eat livestock without trying other alternatives. By Gillian Flaccus. SENT: 790 words, AP Photos LA111-112.

LABOR COMMISSIONER-HARASSMENT

SALEM, Ore. _Oregon’s new labor commissioner, sworn in on Monday, has an ambitious agenda but an investigation pushed by her predecessor on sexual harassment in the state Capitol loomed, even as the report drew new criticism. By Andrew Selsky. SENT: 720 words. With AP Photos.

IN SPORTS:

BKN-KNICKS-BLAZERS

PORTLAND, Ore. _ The New York Knicks, coming off a win against the Lakers that snapped an eight-game losing streak, visit the Portland Trail Blazers. By Anne M. Peterson. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. PT.

ALSO MOVED:

_ NORTHWEST STORMS: Power has been restored for more than 300,000 people after windstorms struck parts of Washington state and Oregon over the weekend. With AP photos.

_ PORTLAND POLICE SHOOTING: A Portland police officer fatally shot a man at a Southeast Portland home after the landlord reported a stranger who appeared to be homeless and suffering from a mental illness lying on a tenant’s door stoop.

_ FIERY FATAL CRASH: Two trucks collided on an icy highway in western Oregon before dawn, killing both drivers and triggering a fire.

_ SUBMERGED VEHICLE-TWO DEAD: Two men who went missing after a New Year’s Eve trip to explore the forest near Portland are dead.

The AP-Portland, Ore.

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